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Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate  ...
Antique Mediterranean terracotta oil lamp with the face of the goddess Hathor, she is a sky goddess and a counterpart to the male sun deities, so fire in a lamp is appropriate for her worship, she is also the goddess of love, beauty, joy, dance and fertility, also important attributes for her worship when using a household lamp, she is depicted wearing a false beard, a sign of royalty, age unknown, but the height of her worship was from around 300bc to around 100ad when Christianity began to grow in popularity, the approximate size is 4.5 inches by 2.5 inches, solid condition with some chips that reveal the original paste color, 2 toned patina, salt and mineral deposits, firing clouds from being pit fired and not fired in a modern kiln, so at least 19thC, the patination is consistent within recessed areas, which is often missed in reproductions, shipping is extra
price:  $195.00US